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What can I do before actually losing my hair to make the loss less traumatic?

Q: I haven't started chemo yet, but my doctor has told me I will be losing my hair. What should I do to prepare?

A: Many women choose to wear a wig. If you plan to do this, order a wig now so that you can have it styled and match the color to your own hair. You might also cut your own hair in a short style to make the hair loss less obvious. Save some of your hair from the top front of your head, where the hair is lightest, to match your wig to. Click here for tips on choosing and wearing a wig.

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